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dafman

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#217899 17-Jul-2017 17:48
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Ok, so someone broke into our secure apartment block in the wee small hours and removed my 65" 55kg Panasonic plasma from our basement storage area.

 

Ok, they were understandably in a hurry, so I'm picking they didn't notice the cracked screen and bent chassis (courtesy Kaikoura earthquake).

 

I would have loved to have seen the look on their faces when they eventually got it into its new home and turned the power on. Dead as.

 

Thanks for clearing my rubbish.


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  #1823954 17-Jul-2017 17:50
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A heart warming tale for sure.

 

Watch they dont come back for stuff that works.





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  #1823962 17-Jul-2017 18:05
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Doesn't sound like your apartment block is that secure.


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  #1824055 17-Jul-2017 20:51
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Another insurance claim??




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  #1824120 18-Jul-2017 05:57
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thanks for the LOL!


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  #1824143 18-Jul-2017 08:07
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they could have a case against you under the CGA :-)


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  #1824179 18-Jul-2017 09:02
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Think of the harm you are causing, now they won't be able to sell it to fuel their P habbit, this will lead to further crime in your area, how irresponsible of you not to provide good quality goods for them to hock off on the black market.


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  #1824192 18-Jul-2017 09:30
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You could plant some goods for them to take if/when they return.

 

One of my uncles, who loved playing practical jokes, lived in a dodgy part of AKL and his house got ripped off every time he went on holiday. He took to putting his electronics into hiding and decking his house out with faulty appliances when he went away. After his death, another of my uncles inherited his DVD player - which promptly blew the pole fuse when plugged in - it turned out there was a brazing wire link in the plug between phase and neutral - so my deceased uncle got the last laugh.

 

 

 

Edit; Spelling.




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  #1824217 18-Jul-2017 09:44
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Anyone remember Alan B'Stard's remote detonating wallet?





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  #1824227 18-Jul-2017 10:08
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tripper1000:

 

You could plant some goods for them to take if/when they return.

 

I was reading a story just yesterday about a shop owner that got his wife to paint a very unique picture on the back of his own broken iPad, then put the device in full view in his shop with the sign "lost iPad, is it yours?".

 

Within the first day, he'd had five separate people claim that it was theirs. People will try anything!


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  #1824233 18-Jul-2017 10:32
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dafman:

 

Ok, so someone broke into our secure apartment block in the wee small hours and removed my 65" 55kg Panasonic plasma from our basement storage area.

 

Ok, they were understandably in a hurry, so I'm picking they didn't notice the cracked screen and bent chassis (courtesy Kaikoura earthquake).

 

I would have loved to have seen the look on their faces when they eventually got it into its new home and turned the power on. Dead as.

 

Thanks for clearing my rubbish.

 

 

 

 

That appeals to me. A lot! Thanks heaps for sharing laughing


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  #1824236 18-Jul-2017 10:36
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Very funny.

 

Those things aren't light or easy to move around :)

 

 

 

Sounds like your storage locker is a good place for all sorts of eWaste. I know of a couple of Rack Mounted UPSs that need disposing of...


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  #1824248 18-Jul-2017 10:53
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Behodar:

 

tripper1000:

 

You could plant some goods for them to take if/when they return.

 

I was reading a story just yesterday about a shop owner that got his wife to paint a very unique picture on the back of his own broken iPad, then put the device in full view in his shop with the sign "lost iPad, is it yours?".

 

Within the first day, he'd had five separate people claim that it was theirs. People will try anything!

 

 

A follower of NAR I see. Good story I agree.


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